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Jan 8, 2013 6:30pm PST
hovering in the $40 range. >> it's more a bet on the financial engineering skills of eddie lampert. and what his future plans are, that's up for anybody to decide. but it looks like, with him taking the reigns of the company, it's more going to be a breakup mode right now for sears. >> reporter: hartzell says the likeliest bet is lambert will try and sell-off some of sears' most well-known brands like lands end and kenmore. and he says don't forget the retailer's home appliance repair business, where margins are high. ruben ramirez, "n.b.r.," new york. >> tom: stocks eased lower today for the second session in a row. it wasn't a dramatic move with the s&p 500 trading in a ten- point range with trader focus falling on quarterly earnings and forecasts. the index pared back earlier losses to end lower by just 0.3%. trading volume was 691 million shares on the big board and 1.75 billion on the nasdaq. the telecommunications sector saw the heaviest selling, falling 2.7%. the industrial sector was down 0.8%. now, it was the big phone stocks weighing on the telecom sector with both a.t.&t
PBS
Jan 4, 2013 6:30pm PST
. pierce, florida. >> susie: and you can bet that companies like jamba juice are paying close attention to that issue. jamba is coming off a terrific 2012: it's been cutting costs launching new products and expanding outside the u.s. the stock surged more than 75% in the past year. earlier today erika miller spoke with c.e.o. james white and began by asking him what he sees as the biggest threat to jamba juice's positive momentum. >> we're thrilled with the results we had in 2012. we grew our same-store sales at really the top of our industry. we had eight consecutive quarters, growth over the last two years as we completed the turnaround of the country. we'll restore the company to profitability in 2012, which we're really excited about. >> reporter: as you know, mcdonald's is now selling smoothies and starbucks has gotten aggressively into the premium juice business. how coyou plan to fend off those comp pettative threats? >> the compittors actually expanded, we think, the awareness of the importance of better-for-you and good-for-you products. we are coming off growth in the face of
PBS
Jan 5, 2013 12:00am PST
bet. tavis: that's our show for tonight. thanks for watching, and keep the faith. >> for more information on today's show, visit tavis smiley at pbs.org. join me next time for a conversation with emmy winner of michael chiklis. that is next time. we will see you then. >> there is a saying that dr. king had that said there is always the right time to do the right thing. day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only halfway to completely eliminate hunger, and we have a lot of work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> be more. pbs. >> be more. pbs.
PBS
Jan 15, 2013 6:30pm PST
more products made in the u.s., a big bet on american inginuity there. lots of focus today in our "market focus." here is susie. the major stock indices finished mixed for the second session in a row, with apple again weighing on the technology sector. the stronger december retail sales figures and low inflation didn't lead to any early stock buying. after spending much of the session in the red, the s&p 500 was able to climb into positive territory in the final hour of trading, finishing up a fraction but enough to be a five-year high. volume picked up with 602 million shares on the big board. over 1.8 billion traded on the nasdaq. with a decent retail sales in december, the consumer discretionary sector led the gains, up 0.7%. telecommunications saw the heaviest selling, falling 0.9%. apple stock saw a second day of selling on heavier volume. several wall street analysts were out with encouraging comments after yesterday's worries over the company reportedly cutting orders for some iphone 5 components. the stock closed below $500 per share for the first time since last february.
PBS
Jan 16, 2013 6:30pm PST
. >> 4wé: automakers are placing big bets on the luxury vehicle market this year. as ruben ramirez reports tonight, they're hoping that as u.s. economic recovery continues, more drivers will upgrade what they drive. >> reporter: automakers are optimistic the u.s. economy may be turning a corner and that in turn will spur consumers to spend a little extra on their next car. >> luxury seems to be on the upswing because people i think economically are on the upswing. when there's a little more confidence and a little more satisfaction in where the future is going to go, people treat themselves and they buy luxury cars. >> reporter: over the last three years, u.s. luxury car sales have grown 25%, sales of german brands have surged 50%. b.m.w. has been the leader in the luxury segment over the past two years. this week, the german car maker unveiled seven new models, looking to fill in gaps in its product portfolio. >> the ongoing challenge is how do we bring value to the u.s. segment. the luxury market has become incredibly competitive when the market contracted. >> reporter: the compe
PBS
Jan 17, 2013 6:30pm PST
think through the year as michael core bet gets his hands on all the issues but cost-cutting is going to be a feature of banking from here on out. you mentioned michael core bit, he is the new c.e.o. at city, this is his first earnings report. i know there was a lot of interest in what he said on the analyst call. did he talk at all about his grand plan for city? >> not really. i mean he was pressed by several of the questioners to speak to the sort of broader strategic issues. you have to remember he's only been there since october. it's clear that his study of the company all the aspects of the company is ongoing. he said that he would speak to the broader issues and the big plan later on. but i do think we saw a very, very different tone from him. he is very tough. he is very hands on. and it was a very different picture of city group than we've seen before. >> do you think he's the right man for the job? >> absolutely. he's got lots of banking experience, don't forget he's also got a chairman michael o'neill who's backing him up who is a cost-cutter and a very hands on manager as
PBS
Jan 19, 2013 12:30am PST
an inside look for washington. great to have you with us. >> you bet. thank you. >>> let's turn the focus back to california. governor jerry brown says he's fixed the state budget by increasing taxes and keeping a tight rein on spending. he declared an end to the state's prison crisis. correspondent spencer michels sat down with the governor earlier this week in an interview for the pbs "newshour." in this segment, they discuss whether california is really out of the woods and the governor's plans for the future. >> governor jerry brown, thanks very much for talking with us. >> sure. >> governor, proposition 30 in california was sold that it would help the schools and almost exclusively help the schools. are the california schools out of the woods? >> you say out of the woods. we live in the woods, so we don't get out of the woods. but the money is definitely going to the schools. it's very helpful. we're paying down the debt. the state took in borrowing $2.7 billion from the schools and over the next five years we're going to pay back our debts to the schools from the state and they're g
PBS
Jan 26, 2013 12:30pm PST
role -- >> i bet they haven't even traveled a quarter of the miles. >> john, you ought to have somebody there -- >> she surpassed a predecessor, i think it was madeline al bright who held the record. >> what was albright's record? >> this is a million miles. >> excuse me, hillary just passed that record in the last couple of months. so it's not that big a deal. >> john what you're saying -- >> pat, please, i would like to finish. >> go ahead. >> in terms of the accountability here, there was an accountability aboard that she appear pointed that reported, that calls for like 29 different reforms which goes step by step where it was broken down, and maybe she should have read those cables, and i would hope that john kerry -- >> she doesn't have to. with the enhanced technology we have. >> john, let me talk to your point. >> she is not going to read every cable. >> the cable was addressed to her. we have a copy of the cable on this broadcast. >> john, let me talk to your point. you're exactly right. if she is going to do this million miles of travel there ought to be an executive deputy of
PBS
Jan 28, 2013 6:30pm PST
. >> reporter: ever since the financial crisis whip-sawed the stock market, investors have bet big on bonds. from treasuries to corporates, the bond buying has been relentless, and the returns robust. but, it now seems the tide may be turning, as investors rediscover equities, and rebuff bonds. is it because something sinister is brewing in the bond market, or are stocks simply more attractive? u.b.s. bond expert mike schumacher says its the later. >> i think it's more exiting some of the safe haven positions they had in bonds rather than saying bonds themselves look unappealing for other reasons. >> reporter: when the u.s. government was teetering on the edge of default, the bond market looked like a good place to hide. and, now that it seems politics are out of the headlines, there's less of a need for investors to hunker down. but, some bond market pros say political risk is not going away for long. they point to the march first deadline for government spending cuts as a reason for investors to come back into bonds. >> it's always hard to parse the dialogue coming out of washington. but,
PBS
Jan 21, 2013 8:00am PST
to the occasion. america prevails and america prospers. [cheering] and those who bet against this country have inevitably been on the wrong side of history. so it is a good moment to gaze upward and behold the statue of freedom at the top of the capital dome. it is a good moment to gain strength and courage and humility from those who are determined to complete the half finished dome. it is a good moment to rejoice today at this 57th presidential inaugural ceremony and it is the perfect moment to renew our collective face in the future of america. thank you and god bless these united states. >> chuck schumer, chairman of the joint committee and gave an unusually detailed speech. now to the invocation. >> the invocation is by merley evers williams. >> to extending the promise of our nation's founding principles to all americans. mrs. evers will lead us in the invocation. >> the farmer chair of the naacp, widow of slain civil rights leader edgar medgar evers 50 years ago this year. >> america, we are here, our nation's capital, on this day, january 21st, 2013, the inauguration of our 45th presid
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